VVPT

AcronymDefinition
VVPTVoter-Verified Paper Trail (electronic voting machines)
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The violations were twofold: (1) VVPT was not accessible to voters with disabilities who were blind or visually impaired and those with limited hand dexterity who could not handle and transport paper and (2) VVPT had not been certified or tested by the EAC standards board.
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes any type of technology per se, such as Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines, VVPT or optical scan.
The LWVUS interpretation of the position on "Citizens Right to Vote" now reads: "In order to ensure integrity and voter confidence in elections, the LWVUS supports the implementation of voting systems and procedures that are secure; accurate; recountable; and accessible." Since these criteria are not code words for any particular voting technology, the League neither supports nor opposes any type of technology per se, such as Direct Recording Electronic voting machines (DREs), Voter Verified Paper Trails (VVPT), or optical scan.
"Questions and Answers on Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) Voting Systems and the Proposal to Require a Voter-Verified Paper Trail (VVPT)." The League of Women Voters, www.lwv.org/join/elections/HAVA_QAonOREpdf.
Suggestions have been made to add a paper-based voter verification system to DRE machines--the "voter verified paper trail" (VVPT).